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are americans right here on our own soil? >>> should the government decide how much you're allowed to save for retirement? you're not going to believe what's hidden in president obama's budget proposal. >>> and gold, what a wild ride this past week, plunging 10% in one day. is it still a safe place to invest your money? >>> security washington, new york, and major cities after the bombings at the boston marathon. the question is, have we as americans become complacent about our national security? how safe are we from terror attacks on our own soil? earlier this week i spoke with the former head of the cia's bin laden unit. where do you, on a scale of 1 to 100, 100% there's no way you can be 100% safe. are we 99% safe? are we 10% sa? what's your estimate? >> you know, i would say probably we're 50% or 60% on the safe side. i think there is a -- the growth, especially if we're talking about the islamic world, of people who want to attack us here in the united states, has grown significaly. as has the animosity of parts of our muslim population here in the united states. we're not immune to w
, like mr. leahy and all the people on the democratic side. the thing because of president obama's direct this involvement with black americans and jobs and his abandonment of us, do you think that there could be a backlash in the 2014 election, where the 93% or the portion of the 93% of the people that voted for him in the election would deny him the president of gaining the house? there is this message a foot in the black community, because we know that he has not done anything for black americans. thank you so much for taking my call. i love c-span. host: thank you for your call and comments. guest: >> on one hand you have the argument, people saying if you give a pathway to citizenship, they are going to take jobs away from people who should be able to have those jobs. the counter argument is, these people are often working jobs that others would not want or be able to have. that is a tricky situation. it is very interesting and theking how, despite unemployment rate that is a little under 8%, we have now seen some polling with leaders on capitol hill, all the stars seem to line to ad
compound. afghanistan, while the surge was going on, over 100,000 american troops on the ground, joined saudi arabia as the only other country in the world that became so intolerant they did not have a single church. the obama administration knew about it and actually reported about in the state department religious freedom, which is still the gold standard for human rights reporting. but at the time it was happening they said nothing and did nothing. so on our watch this has happened. the bush administration, two-thirds of the christians in iraq were driven out. we have it in the book about conversations we had about secretary rice at the time saying please protecting. again, we had 100,000 troops on thground and she said no, we cannot get involved. it's sectarian here. meanwhile, the united states had just installed a shiite government in iraq and was negotiating on the path of sunni leaders to get sunni appointments in the government. so it just rang true. >> it does seem as i listen because i'm being educated on this, some rights are more equal than others, right? in other words, if
the american academy of orthopaedic surgeons. >>> we are talking to senator ted cruz. it interrupted you. i apologize for that. if you will, sir. >> guest: sure, i was say that unfortunately the obama administration has not made a priority to prosecute those felons with guns. 15,000 felons and funneltives tried to purchase a gun and were turned down. they prosecuted just 44. let me repeat the numbers of the ot 156,000 fe lops and fumetives illegally trying to purchase autobahn, the obama justice department only prosecuted 44. i am introducing legislation to create a task force in department of justice. we need to prosecute violent felons and fugitives to go after them and protect ourselves against violent crime. we shouldn't strip away the right to bear arm of lawful, peaceful citizens. >> lou: senator reid, the majority leader called for a cloture vote at 11:00 tomorrow morning. you and a number of your colleagues have also said you will filibuster should the need arise. is it your sense that the need will arise? are you committed to a fill buster? >> what i think is critical, is that for
? >> yes. a problem for the obama administration but didn't begin just with the obama administration. going back even to the nixon administration we have american administrations that soft petal arab terror, arab islamic terror and cover up for it. you know that the 9/11 bombers one of the reasons they were able the get on board was because there was a rule against profiling. it came up in 9/11 commission. the former secretary of the navy talked about it. the fact they were only allowed to ask two people on each flight if they were arab, two people if they were black, two people if they were white, various categories. that's how they got on the plane. this is a real problem. we shouldn't be worried about giving offense to terrorists, we should take the offense against terrorists. >> tucker: the idea, then, apparently is by giving offense we invite more terror attacks, in other words it's our fault. our bias draws the attack. isn't that the underpinning of the world view? >> this is like the battered women's sib drome. somebody rapes you because you are too attractive? that is not the reason
. so it's also the perceived threat from pakistan inside the obama administration receded, and so people move to yemen, and so after that 2011 time frame, which was really the sort of the nadir relationship of the u.s.-pakistan, the members of american undercover officers i think has gone down significantly. >> how many of the paramilitary groups spoke of earlier are in pakistan? how are they funded? how significant are they? >> the american -- >> no, the pakistan side. >> well, so if you, this is another subject of dispute. the pakistani government has, you know, denies that it does -- has any support, and i think there is legitimate concern while there was once support for these troops that were used as a force for india, have carried out attacks inside pakistan, and so whether it's the pakistani pal ban rather than the afghan taliban which is what is known, they carry out on pakistani soil so i think there is this fear among pakistani security officials that this monster's been created that has, to some degree, gone back on its creator and hurt and killed thousands and thousand
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